|Intro||Croatian water polo player|
|Was||Athlete Water polo player|
|Birth||21 November 1970, Šibenik, Croatia|
|Death||12 June 2018, Šibenik, Croatia (aged 47 years)|
Renato Vrbičić (21 November 1970 – 12 June 2018) was a Croatian professional water polo player and coach, who was a member of the senior men's Croatia national team, that won the silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. He died in a sleep at his home in Šibenik on 12 June 2018, due to a heart attack. He was buried in his hometown on 14 June 2018.
As a player, he spent most of his career with hometown club VK Šibenik. He was a part of the senior men's Croatia national team at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, where they won the silver medal.
After he finished his playing career, Vrbičić worked as an assistant coach of the junior men's Croatia national team, and as the assistant coach to his former teammate Denis Šupe at VK Adriatic Šibenik bench. In 2015, he was appointed the head coach of the newly formed VK Solaris. In June 2018, following his death at the age of 47, Joško Kreković replaced him.